Black Lives Matter has issued a response to the controversial “What Happened To Black Lives Matter?” article.
"We've heard your concerns about last week's video. We made a mistake, and want to get better at earning the trust of our black audience,” posted the media company.
The video, which features Black BuzzFeed employees presenting questions that seem to perpetuate sweeping generalizations and inaccurate stereotypes, starts off satirical, but ends up looking like a bunch of people confused about the role racism plays in most of the questions, putting the onus on Black people -- not systemic oppression -- to answer.
BuzzFeed Video's Daysha Edewi (BuzzFeed Motion Pictures Staff) released a two-minute presentation exploring whiteness and reverse racism. The hilarious video caught the eye of NewsOne Now host and Managing Editor Roland Martin, who exclaimed after seeing it, "We have to talk about that."
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After airing the comical and poignant '33 Questions White People Have For White People' expose, NewsOne Now's White-ish correspondent Tim Canalichio appeared on set to analyze some of the questions asked during the BuzzFeed video.
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Fox’s new television series “Empire,” starring Terrance Howard and Taraji P. Henson, depicts a family struggling to control a rap record label. The show highlights the struggles for power between music executives, sex and the use of drugs within the culture surrounding the Hip Hop music industry. “Empire,” created by Daniels, also deals with homophobia in the Black community. On […]
A BuzzFeed video went viral recently, garnering more than a million views, with a simple premise: what if black people said some of the stuff white people say to black people. Watch and let us know whether the clip is accurate or offensive. Bonus: the folks at BuzzFeed also want to know what if Asian said the things white people […]
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